Idaho contains fourteen schools that offer art and design programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking art and design school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 art and design schools in Idaho, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Scot Lewis Schools-Paul Mitchell Partner School comes out as the most expensive ($27,188/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Art and Design students from Idaho schools who go on to become designers, ad designers, advertising designers, commercial designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 8,900 people working as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Also, Electrical and electronics drafters make on average $54,800 per year and there are about 30,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Idaho alone, there are 170 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $62,360. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $36,170/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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